Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 5, 2009
Study Island, LLC, one of the leading and fastest growing Web-based educational companies, has announced the formation of the new umbrella brand Archipelago Learning, LLC.
Archipelago Learning, LLC was developed to be the parent company of Study Island, TeacherWeb©, and Northstar Learning. Archipelago Learning, LLC will cover each business' existing products while retaining the strong product recognition of each individual brands.
"We are so excited to announce the Archipelago Learning brand," stated Tim McEwen, CEO of Archipelago Learning. "This development supports our commitment to K-12 education, K-12 educators, and adult learners. We look forward to a bright future while continuing to provide stellar programs at affordable prices."
Archipelago Learning's company headquarters will remain in Dallas, TX, and individual sales forces and customer relations associates will remain for each brand. Cross-over functions for all three brands include engineering, accounting, marketing, and human resources.
Study Island is a leading provider of online, standards-based assessment, instruction, practice, and test preparation programs for the U.S. K-12 educational market. Founded in 2000, Study Island products are built from each state's standards for deep customization, which has enabled Study Island to quickly gain market share via word-of-mouth teacher endorsements and build a loyal following.
Northstar Learning consists of a series of affordable, engaging, Web-based educational programs designed for adult learners. The first programs released from Northstar Learning are GED Preparation, Allied Health, Developmental Math, and Developmental Reading and Writing.
Founded in 1997, TeacherWeb is an innovative company providing a patented, ASP model of websites for teachers, schools, and districts. These easy-to-use, affordable templates and tools allow educators to create customized classroom, school, and district websites to improve communication with students and parents.
For more information about Archipelago Learning, visit http://www.archipelagolearning.com.